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A single headed drum shaped like a goblet. The main drum in African music.
A larger double headed drum played with a stick and often worn on the shoulder.
When you combine different rhythms to create a complex sound of interweaving beats.
When you combine different rhythms that have different time signatures or accents.
Call and Response
A main feature of African music this is where a drummer or singer may start a pattern then pass it on to the next drummer or singers who repeat or reply to it.
Short, repetitive and contain a narrow range of pitches.
A bell like instrument used in African music. Played with a stick.
Ceremonies, weddings, funerals, celebrations.
Cultural events where African music is performed.
A small drum played under the arm with a stick. By squeezing the arm you can change the pitch of notes so that it imitates vocal sounds.